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100+ “The Office” Trivia Questions and Answers

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Trivia Question: The casting team originally wanted who to audition for the role of Dwight?
Answer: John Krasinski

Trivia Question: John Krasinski, Mindy Kaling, and who else were all, at one point, interns at Late Night With Conan O’Brien?
Answer: Angela Kinsey

Trivia Question: Who almost didn’t work in The Office because he was committed to another NBC show called Come to Papa?
Answer: Steve Carell

Trivia Question: During his embarrassing Dundie award presentation, who is Michael Scott presenting a Dundie award when he sings along to “You Sexy Thing” by ’70s British funk band Hot Chocolate?
Answer: Ryan

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Trivia Question: In “The Alliance” episode, Michael is asked by Oscar to donate to his nephew’s walkathon for a charity. How much money does Michael donate, not realizing that the donation is per mile and not a flat amount?
Answer: $25

Trivia Question: Which character became Jim’s love interest after moving to the Stamford branch in season three and joining the Scranton office during the merger?
Answer: Karen Filippelli

Trivia Question: What county in Pennsylvania is the Dunder Mifflin Scranton branch located in?
Answer: Lackawanna County

Trivia Question: What is the exclusive club that Pam, Oscar, and Toby Flenderson establish in the episode “Branch Wars”?
Answer: Finer Things Club

Trivia Question: What substance does Jim put office supplies owned by Dwight into?
Answer: Jello

Trivia Question: What is the name of the employee who started as “the temp” in the Dunder Mifflin office?
Answer: Ryan

Trivia Question: Rainn Wilson did not originally audition for the iconic beet farming Dwight Schrute; instead, he auditioned for which part?
Answer: Michael Scott

Trivia Question: Dwight owns and runs a farm in his spare time. What does this farm primarily produce?
Answer: Beets

Trivia Question: In the “Diversity Day” episode, what famous comedian’s stand up routine does Michael imitate?
Answer: Chris Rock

Trivia Question: In the episode “The Client,” the employees read Michael’s movie script. Which employee read the part of Goldenface?
Answer: Oscar

Trivia Question: What does Michael burn his foot on?
Answer: A George Foreman Grill that he was cooking bacon on

Trivia Question: Who are the three main members of the party planning committee?
Answer: Phyllis, Angela, and Pam

Trivia Question: What does Michael pretend to fire Pam over in season one?
Answer: Stealing Post-It notes

Trivia Question: What kind of sandwich does Michael have a dream about when he’s the head of Michael Scott Paper Company?
Answer: Peanut butter and tunafish

Trivia Question: What’s the name of Dwight’s porcupine, who he used to make it look like Jim was pranking him?
Answer: Henrietta

Trivia Question: What’s in the thermos that Michael offers Pam during morning deliveries for the Michael Scott Paper Company?
Answer: Milk and sugar

Trivia Question: What brand is Michael Scott wearing on the day he accidentally wearing a woman’s suit?
Answer: MISSsterious

Trivia Question: Who does Michael wear on his head during the activity on diversity day?
Answer: Martin Luther King, Jr.

Trivia Question: During the episode, “Prince Family Paper,” what’s the secret signal that Dwight and Michael agree on using?
Answer: Licking your lips

Trivia Question: Who calls Jim by the nicknames “Tuna” or “Big Tuna”?
Answer: Andy

Trivia Question: At Jim and Pam’s wedding in the “Niagara” episode, what was Kevin wearing on his feet?
Answer: Tissue Boxes

Trivia Question: What does Jim use to make Dwight salivate in “Phyllis’ Wedding”?
Answer: Altoids

Trivia Question: What does Michael eat instead of ice cream because they don’t have any?
Answer: Mayo and black olives

Trivia Question: In the episode “The Coup,” the Stamford branch members play what video game with each other?
Answer: Call of Duty

Trivia Question: What of the following colors does Angela think is “whore-ish”?
Answer: Green

Trivia Question: Jim Halpert knows the flavor of yogurt that Pam likes best; what is it?
Answer: Mixed Berry

Trivia Question: Who took over Pam as the receptionist after she went to art school in season 5?
Answer: Ryan

Trivia Question: Who runs the warehouse below the Dunder Mifflin offices?
Answer: Darryl

Trivia Question: What does Dwight keep a pair of in his car for special occasions?
Answer: Birkenstocks

Trivia Question: What is Toby’s daughter’s name?
Answer: Sasha

Trivia Question: What is the name of the actor who plays Toby Flenderson?
Answer: Paul Lieberstein

Trivia Question: Which actor shares his entire name with his character?
Answer: Creed Bratton

Trivia Question: In 2019, Jenna Fischer and who else started an Office re-watch podcast entitled “The Office Ladies”?
Answer: Angela Kingsey

Trivia Question: In the episode “Fun Run,” who are the three employees that go out to eat in the middle of the run?
Answer: Creed, Oscar, and Stanley

Trivia Question: Who served on the jury for the Scranton strangler case?
Answer: Toby Flenderson

Trivia Question: Who punches a hole in the wall between Michael’s office and the conference room?
Answer: Andy

Trivia Question: NBC passed a pilot for a spin-off called “The Farm.” Who was it about?
Answer: Dwight Schrute

Trivia Question: After the show was first picked up, what did NBC plan to retitle the series to differentiate it from the original British version?
Answer: “The American Workplace”

Trivia Question: What actor starred in the British version of The Office?
Answer: Ricky Gervais

Trivia Question: Who is the proud owner of a Cornell hockey bobblehead?
Answer: Andy

Trivia Question: Throughout the show, it was revealed that one of the office members graduated High School with Michael. Who was it?
Answer: Phyllis

Trivia Question: In the Season 4 pilot episode “Fun Run,” what cause does Michael organize a fun run for?
Answer: Rabies

Trivia Question: What is the number one rated Country and Western station in Scranton, Pennsylvania? (hint: it’s a bumper sticker on Dwight’s desk)
Answer: Froggy 101

Trivia Question: What color does Dwight paint Michael’s office when he thinks he’s taking over Michael’s job?
Answer: Black

Trivia Question: In what episode does Jim propose to Pam?
Answer: “Weight Loss”

Trivia Question: Which network produced “The Office”?
Answer: NBC

Trivia Question: What is the middle name of Gabe Lewis?
Answer: Susan

Trivia Question: What actor played Robert California?
Answer: James Spader

Trivia Question: Which of Angela’s cats does Dwight freeze?
Answer: Sprinkles

Trivia Question: Which cast member was having an affair with Angela’s fiancé, the senator?
Answer: Oscar

Trivia Question: Which office employee did Michael hit with his car?
Answer: Meredith

Trivia Question: Who started the fire?
Answer: Ryan

Trivia Question: What is Michael’s username for the online dating website?
Answer: Little Kid Lover

Trivia Question: What vegetable does Michael force-feed Kevin?
Answer: Broccoli

Trivia Question: Whose mother does Michael date?
Answer: Pam

Trivia Question: What is Scranton’s nickname?
Answer: The Electric City

Trivia Question: In the season 2 episode “Christmas Party,” what Secret Santa gift does Jim get Pam?
Answer: Teapot

Trivia Question: Who convinces Dwight that the CIA is recruiting him?
Answer: Pam

Trivia Question: What is the name of Kevin’s cover band?
Answer: Scrantonicity

Trivia Question: Where does Jim propose to Pam?
Answer: Gas station

Trivia Question: Angela, played by Angela Kinsey, mentions that her favorite song is what?
Answer: Little Drummer Boy

Trivia Question: In the episode “Basketball,” who does Michael say is on the team, ‘of course’?
Answer: Stanley

Trivia Question: Where did Michael get his “World’s Best Boss” mug?
Answer: Spencer Gifts

Trivia Question: In the “St. Patrick’s Day” episode, who gets sick on their first date with Andy?
Answer: Erin

Trivia Question: What did Phyllis ask Michael to do at her wedding?
Answer: Push her father down the aisle in his wheelchair

Trivia Question: Who wins the Fun Run in season 4?
Answer: Toby Flenderson

Trivia Question: What song does Michael dance down the aisle to during Pam and Jim’s wedding?
Answer: “Forever” by Chris Brown

Trivia Question: How does Jan break Michael’s TV in the“Dinner Party” episode?
Answer: With a Dundie award

Trivia Question: What actor on The Office shot the opening credit footage?
Answer: John Krasinski

Trivia Question: What actor from The Office and John Krasinski went to the same high school?
Answer: B.J. Novak

Trivia Question: What item of clothing does Michael insist on having dry cleaned?
Answer: His jeans

Trivia Question: Who is the Regional Manager at Dunder Mifflin?
Answer: Michael Scott

Trivia Question: Who wins the bronze medal in the episode, “Office Olympics”?
Answer: Jim

Trivia Question: In the episode “Diwali,” who attempts to kiss Pam?
Answer: Michael

Trivia Question: How does Michael describe the wine in the episode “Dinner Party”?
Answer: An oaky afterbirth

Trivia Question: Who was a phone operator for 1-800-Dentist when she auditioned for The Office?
Answer: Angela Kinsey

Trivia Question: Which one of Michael’s girlfriends in The Office was played by Steve Carell’s real-life wife?
Answer: Carol

Trivia Question: Who was responsible for casting The Office characters?
Answer: Allison Jones

Trivia Question: In the episode “Basketball,” after the game between the office workers and warehouse workers, one of the office workers is shown continuously making shots. Which employee is it?
Answer: Kevin

Trivia Question: What can Dwight Shrute supposedly raise and lower at his will?
Answer: His cholesterol

Trivia Question: Which warehouse employee was engaged to Pam?
Answer: Roy

Trivia Question: What movie does Michael say that Dwight cried during?
Answer: Armageddon

Trivia Question: When is Michael’s birthday?
Answer: March 15

Trivia Question: In almost every meeting, Stanley is seen doing what?
Answer: A crossword puzzle

Trivia Question: Jenna Fischer kept what after the series wrapped up?
Answer: Pam’s engagement ring

Trivia Question: Who is the Assistant to the Regional Manager?
Answer: Dwight Schrute

Trivia Question: Who was sent to anger management?
Answer: Andy

Trivia Question: Which character speaks the first line of the series, and which character delivers the final line?
Answer: Michael Scott (Steve Carell), Pam Beesly (Jenna Fischer)

Trivia Question: Who plays Todd Packer, a former employee, and Michael’s friend?
Answer: David Koechner

Trivia Question: What is Phyllis’s husband’s name, who also happens to work in the same office complex?
Answer: Bob Vance

Trivia Question: Who is the Human Resources representative at Dunder Mifflin?
Answer: Toby

Trivia Question: In the episode “Andy’s Play,” Andy Bernard performed in a local theatre production of what?
Answer: Sweeney Todd

Trivia Question: In the episode “Take Your Daughter to Work Day,” one employee’s daughter is flirting with Ryan Howard. Whose daughter was it?
Answer: Stanley

Trivia Question: What is the name of the annual employee awards night on the show?
Answer: Dundies

Trivia Question: In the episode “Goodbye Michael,” what does Pam say Michael seems full of at the end of the episode?
Answer: Hope

Trivia Question: In the episode “Chair Model,” Pam would receive Michael’s chair when he got a new one. Who would get Pam’s chair?
Answer: Creed

Trivia Question: After the Fun Run to beat Rabies, who is the oversized check made out?
Answer: Science

Trivia Question: Based on where he eats most often, what is Michael Scott’s favorite restaurant?
Answer: Chili’s

Trivia Question: What art school did Pam go to?
Answer: Pratt Institute

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